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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 37m ago
Harold Mabern, a pianist who came relatively late to prominence but quickly carved out space as a hard-bop and soul-jazz legend, died ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 2d ago
In The Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville for my "House Call" column in the Mansion section ( ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 3d ago
Today is the last Friday of the summer as autumn officially begins on Monday. Perfect for a superb BBC documentary on the Beach Boys' ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 5d ago
On August 2, 1959, Rudy Van Gelder opened his newly built Englewood Cliffs, N.J., recording studio. Between 1952 and August 1959, Rudy ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 6d ago
Sometimes you must give an artist time to reveal himself. That's certainly the case with pianist Mike Wofford, who has been recording ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 1w ago
In the post-war jazz universe, two men of the cloth stand out. The first was Father Norman O'Connor, who was known as the "Jazz Priest ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 1w ago
This week in The Wall Street Journal, I interviewed comedian and actor David Space for my "House Call" column in the Mansion section ( ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 1w ago
From his earliest days in the trumpet sections of big bands led by Teddy Hill, Cab Calloway, Les Hite, Lucky Millinder and Billy ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 1w ago
Michael Garrick was an English jazz pianist who today is little known in the U.S. Born in 1933, Garrick was a self-taught musician who ..read more
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JazzWax by Marc Myers - 1w ago
Lee Morgan was a fluid burner. His trumpet could be fleshy and warm on ballads and sharp and darting on uptempo songs. His staccato- ..read more

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